• Palestinian PM visits Gaza in reconciliation move with Hamas

    Palestinian PM visits Gaza in reconciliation move with Hamas

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    A crowd of hundreds welcomed Rami Hamdallah, a representative of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party, after he passed through the Erez border crossing from Israel to enter Gaza , which is controlled by Hamas. "We need to. push the wheel of reconciliation forward to create a positive atmosphere". "We realise that the road is still long and hard". The unity drive also marked a return to prominence of exiled former Gaza security chief Mohammed Dahlan, once one of Hamas's ...
  • Cuomo: Excelsior Scholarship covers tuition for 22000 students

    Cuomo: Excelsior Scholarship covers tuition for 22000 students

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    Cuomo says a college degree is necessary to succeed in today's economy and the state program allows more New Yorkers to reach their full potential. The Excelsior Program is the first of its kind. A big part of this is due to the Excelsior Scholarship. Cuomo's office on Sunday touted the Excelsior Scholarship program, saying 21,925 students will receive free tuition in the program's inaugural year.
  • Death toll from Las Vegas mass shooting rises to 59, hundreds injured

    Death toll from Las Vegas mass shooting rises to 59, hundreds injured

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    Jordan McIldoon, 23, of Maple Ridge, British Colombia province was among the 58 people killed when a gunman opened fired on a large crowd near the end of an outdoor country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. just shocked". One of the men, who was shot in the head, is unresponsive. Global Affairs is deploying a team of consular officials to Las Vegas to assist Canadians.
  • How you can help the Las Vegas shooting victims

    How you can help the Las Vegas shooting victims

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    Clark County Sheriff Lombardo and Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak have set up a GoFundMe page that will "provide relief and financial support to the victims and families". It's considered the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Authorities said 58 people were killed and 515 were injured. I want to thank the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and all of the first responders for their courageous effort and for helping to save the lives of so many.
  • ABS Confirms Over 9Million People Have Already Voted In The SSM Survey

    ABS Confirms Over 9Million People Have Already Voted In The SSM Survey

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    ABS Deputy Statistician Jonathan Palmer said they hope the update "will serve as a reminder to those who have not submitted their form to do so promptly if they wish to have their say". "You have not voted until you have posted your yes", he said. "Even if the no campaign came up with a killer argument, it's too late for an very bad lot of people".
  • Oman's Sultan Qaboos receives Iranian FM in Muscat

    Oman's Sultan Qaboos receives Iranian FM in Muscat

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    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Omani counterpart, Yusuf bin Alawi, upon his arrival in Muscat on Monday. Topics of discussion included the development of bilateral relations, cooperation in banking, oil and gas sectors, and also the latest developments in the region, including Iraqi Kurdistan's Independence referendum and its impact on regional developments.
  • Taj Mahal missing from Uttar Pradesh tourism booklet

    Taj Mahal missing from Uttar Pradesh tourism booklet

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    In its bid to promote religious and cultural tourism in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government has conveniently dropped the world famous Taj Mahal , considered one of the seven wonders of the world, from its list of important tourist destinations.
  • LA police find no evidence of shooting at USC; campus lockdown lifted

    LA police find no evidence of shooting at USC; campus lockdown lifted

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    Some students are reporting that they heard gunfire. There was no shooting, the Los Angeles Police Department said on Twitter. 'No danger to community, ' LAPD officers tweeted about 30 minutes after they first responded. Students were alerted of the developing situation via security alerts, which cautioned to stay clear of 610 Childs Way on University Park Campus due to police activity.
  • Opinions On Gun Control Are Massively Polarized. They Weren't Always

    Opinions On Gun Control Are Massively Polarized. They Weren't Always

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    But among those condolences, some lawmakers asked their colleagues to take action on gun legislation. "We can not simply throw up our hands or continue to justify the presence of weapons of war whose primary objective is to kill the largest number of human beings in the shortest amount of time possible", Harris wrote on her Facebook page."We must honestly acknowledge the epidemic of gun violence and work together, now, to curb it".
  • Las Vegas Shooter Previously Lived and Worked in Texas

    Las Vegas Shooter Previously Lived and Worked in Texas

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    Paddock lived there with his 62-year-old girlfriend, who authorities said was out of the country when the shooting happened. The I-TEAM has been looking into Stephen Paddock's background and found he lived in Melbourne, in Brevard County, for two years.
  • Yemen Houthis say have shot down U.S. surveillance drone

    Yemen Houthis say have shot down U.S. surveillance drone

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    The charred wreckage of the aircraft was carried out by the Houthis aboard a Toyota pickup truck, Reuters reported. It is also used for surveillance and reconnaissance operations. A Reuter's photographer said they saw the drone fall from the sky around 11am. Houthi forces or their partners may have also committed war crimes.
  • Hillary Clinton on Las Vegas Shooting: 'Our Grief Isn't Enough'

    Hillary Clinton on Las Vegas Shooting: 'Our Grief Isn't Enough'

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    One vendor told Fox News that "it sounded like a machine gun". Police say Paddock shot himself when police breached his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and had at least ten rifles in the room. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said in a statement. "Thoughts & prayers are NOT enough", Sen. "It's time for Congress to get off its ass and do something".
  • At least 11 dead in Damascus bomb attack: monitor

    At least 11 dead in Damascus bomb attack: monitor

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    A vehicle bomb went off near a police station in the Syrian capital's al-Midan neighborhood, shortly before two suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts, the group added. "Afterwards I heard gunfire, which usually happens to get people to move out of the way and clear the road so ambulances can get through to retrieve the injured", she added.
  • As Brexit pressures mount, UK PM rallies her party

    As Brexit pressures mount, UK PM rallies her party

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    The stand out speech of the day was by Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson who attacked the "Tory psychodrama" surrounding speculation over the party leadership after being tipped for the role herself. Johnson came third in that race in 2006, when he was shadow higher education minister. But a lot can happen in three months, and the favour for Davis seems to have dipped greatly, while Boris Johnson's calm and considered speeches have won him the love of the party.
  • Iraq blast kills 1 USA servicemember, wounds another

    Iraq blast kills 1 USA servicemember, wounds another

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    The coalition, Operation Inherent Resolve, released a statement earlier Monday about the incident but as per coalition rules they did not disclose the nationality of either service member. A French paratrooper was killed in late September in the Iraq-Syria area serving in the same capacity. The town has been a bastion for extremists since the USA -led 2003 invasion and is one of the last remaining ISIS pockets in Iraq since government forces liberated Mosul, the country's second-largest ...
  • Tennessee man identified as one of the Las Vegas victims

    Tennessee man identified as one of the Las Vegas victims

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    More than 50 people were killed and at least 406 injured when a crazed gunman opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas. Lombardo said that the shooter, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, was shot and killed after officers pinpointed him to the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino nearby.